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SPORTS
Lady Lions turn back tough Oroville, 3–1

Lady Lions turn back tough Oroville, 3–1

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team defeated Oroville, 3 – 1, last Thursday (Sept. 18) after opening the week with a rough back-to-back road schedule that included a 3 – 2 loss to non-league Soap Lake and a 3 – 1 win over league rival Tonasket.

Mountain Lions open league play with loss to Tonasket

Mountain Lions open league play with loss to Tonasket

By Mike Maltais

Coming off a 52-7 non-league loss to the visiting La Salle Lightning of the 1A South Central Division two weeks ago, the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team met another even larger opponent when the 51-man roster of Tonasket Tigers stopped by to …

Methow Valley equestrians do well at Whidbey meet

Methow Valley equestrians do well at Whidbey meet

Three members of the Moccasin Lake Equestrian Team, coached by Annie and Tulie Budiselich, made a fine showing with first-, second- and ninth-place finishes at the Back-to-Back One Day Events held at the Whidbey Island Pony Club on Sept. 13-14. Competing were Tulie Budiselich, 19, of Twisp, on her 11-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, Forest; Mazama’s Cassidy...
Soccer girls lose on the road at Tonasket, 5 – 3 

Soccer girls lose on the road at Tonasket, 5 – 3 

By Mike Maltais

The combination of a slow start and injuries worked against the Liberty Bell High School varsity soccer girls in a 5-3 league loss at Tonasket last Thursday (Sept. 18). Following the cancellation of a scheduled game against Manson…

XC boys first at Bridgeport, eighth at Wenatchee

XC boys first at Bridgeport, eighth at Wenatchee

By Mike Maltais

The Liberty Bell High School varsity cross-country boys delivered strong performances with a first-place finish at the Bridgeport Invitational on Sept. 16 followed by …

Liberty Bell XC teams do well at Asotin Island Invitational

Liberty Bell XC teams do well at Asotin Island Invitational

By Mike Maltais
The cross-country teams from Liberty Bell junior and senior high schools made a long trek to Clarkston to open their season with third-place finishes against some big schools at the Asotin Island XC Run Invitational last Saturday (Sept. 13).
La Salle Lightning strike Liberty Bell for 52-7 win

La Salle Lightning strike Liberty Bell for 52-7 win

By Mike Maltais

The Methow Valley doesn’t need any more lightning just now, thank you just the same, but someone forgot to tell the like-named football team from La Salle High School that bolted into town and …

Lady Lions soccer team bounces Bears, 3-1

Lady Lions soccer team bounces Bears, 3-1

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team opened league play with a 3-1 victory over the Bears at Brewster last Thursday (Sept. 11) in what could also be labeled a “welcome back, Aden Jones” celebration.
At the net

At the net

Lauren Fitzmaurice goes hand-to-hand above the net with a Lake Roosevelt opponent during opening home league action at Liberty Bell last Thursday.  Lake Roosevelt took the match, 3-1.
Peewees, bantams open season against Eastmont

Peewees, bantams open season against Eastmont

The Methow Valley bantam and peewee football teams, led by coach Erin White and assistant Chad Sharp, opened their seasons against Eastmont last Saturday (Sept. 13) at Liberty Bell High School. The 8- and 9-year-old bantams lost to Eastmont 12-6, while the 10- and 12-year-old peewees were shut out, 36-0. On Saturday (Sept. 20) the...